Jonathan Quick gets best of old team as Rangers top Kings

Jonathan Quick gets best of old team as Rangers top Kings

Jonathan Quick made 25 saves in his first start against his former team as the host New York Rangers ended their first losing streak of the season with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sund

Jonathan Quick made 25 saves in his first start against his former team as the host New York Rangers ended their first losing streak of the season with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night.Mika Zibanejad scored a power-play goal in the second period and Jonny Brodzinski also scored on the man advantage during a chaotic third, when the teams combined for 38 penalty minutes, including 10-minute misconducts to Zibanejad and Los Angeles forward Kevin Fiala.Jimmy Vesey scored what turned out to be the game-winner late in the second as the Rangers bounced back from consecutive four-goal losses at Ottawa and Washington. Rookie Will Cuylle scored in the third for New York, and Vincent Trocheck collected three assists.Phillip Danault scored on the power play for Los Angeles in the third after being bloodied by a puck to the face in the first period, but the Kings took their first regulation road loss. They also saw their season-opening road point streak end at 12 games.Los Angeles goalie Pheonix Copley allowed four goals on 27 shots.Quick improved to 8-0-1 as a Ranger, got his 383rd career victory and made 14 of his saves in the final period, including a glove save on Carl Grundstrom with about 6 1/2 minutes left to protect a two-goal lead.

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